Apr 23, 2019
HIST 115 - History of World War II 5 Credits
Focuses on the economic, political, social, and military developments of the world from the end of World War I to the conclusion and aftermath of World War II.
Designed to Serve Students seeking a transfer course.
Active Date 2014-11-07
Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
I. Peace to End all Peace
II. Perilous Twenties
III. Troubles in the Far East
IV. Calamitous Thirties
V. Appeasement and Mistakes of the Democratic Powers
VI. German Conquest of Europe
VII. Aggression of Asia
VIII. Humanity in Trouble - The Holocaust
IX. Turning the Tides of War
X. The Gender Factor
XI. Victory in Europe and Asia
XII. Aftermath of War
Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge of key historical events, terms, and people in the history of World War II.
Locate cities, colonies, countries, bodies of water, and other key geographical and historical sites pertaining to the history of World War II.
Read and evaluate textual, visual, and statistical evidence for author intent, bias, intended audience, and factuality.
Articulate ideas clearly both orally and in writing.
Construct defensible interpretations about the significance or meaning of major historical events in the history of World War II on the basis of primary and/or secondary source evidence.
Demonstrate understanding of the long-term significance of key historical events, terms, and people in the history of World War II for contemporary issues and concerns.
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